Goober

I must still be an American, at heart. I bought a bottle of this stuff, and I love it!

I had a breakfast of pizza, from the Pizza Hut (a money-making franchise in the nearest large town) and helped myself to some grape goober (America’s Favorite!). There is a Wikipedia entry for it – using the Gullah word for peanut, guber.

I traveled a little in the Honduran islands where this dialect is spoken, in the Seventies. They were poor, but friendly – but have since become dangerous places to live.

Their children, traveling by themselves, on freight cars across Mexico – have flooded across the American border. As described by Delancyplace,

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